During an early voyage of the experimental Kalinin K-7, the aircraft crashed, killing fourteen passengers and forcing Stalin to scrap the project. But an artist has reimagined an alternate history where the Soviet flying fortress takes on Nazi flying saucers.
The legend started with the mighty Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, and ends—for now—in the B-52 Stratofortress. 50 Years of beautiful destruction on two wings flying together in a rare picture. [FlightGlobal]